The individual, whose identity has not been released, was reportedly detained by Suffolk County Police and other law enforcement partners in Massapequa Park in Nassau County on Thursday, July 13. cbs news.
A total of 10 female bodies found on Long Island’s South Shore are linked to a case that has attracted national attention.
Suffolk County District Attorney Raymond A. Tierney announced earlier Friday, July 14, that a press conference would be held at 4 p.m., “to announce that the Gilgo Beach Homicide Investigative Task Force Significant progress has been made in the investigation.”
Suffolk County police declined to confirm Friday’s arrest.
It has been more than 12 years since Suffolk County Police officers discovered the body of Melissa Barthelemy along the Ocean Parkway on Saturday, December 11, 2010, while searching for missing person Shannan Gilbert.
The search for more bodies of Gilgo Beach victims was uncovered two days later, including those of Amber Lynn Costello, Maureen Brainard-Barnes and Megan Waterman corpse.
On Monday, April 4, 2011, three more sets of remains were found: Valerie Mack, part of whom was found in Manorville in November 2000; Tests later identified them as the daughter of a woman whose remains were later found in Nassau County; and an unidentified Asian male in women’s clothing.
A week later, the remains of two other victims, including the mother of the toddler, were found in Nassau County.
Police continued to search the area and on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, Shannan Gilbert’s body was located.
Despite countless clues and clues, the case was ultimately left unsolved. In 2022, new Police Chief Rodney Harrison announced the formation of the Gilgore Beach Task Force, which will include officers from the Suffolk County Police Department and the FBI, the Suffolk District Attorney’s Office and the Suffolk Sheriff’s Office Special Homicide Investigator.
Suffolk County Police said the formation of the task force marks the first time federal, state and local agencies have combined dedicated investigators to solve one of the most famous serial killer cases in the United States.
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